Appetite enhancement (also known as "the munchies") can be described as the experience of a distinct increase in a person's sense of hunger and appetite. This results in both a greater desire to eat food and an increased enjoyment of its taste.
Appetite enhancement is most commonly induced under the influence of moderate dosages of a wide variety of compounds, such as natural and synthetic cannabinoids. However, it may also occur under the influence of other compounds such as GABAergic depressants, tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), tetracyclic antidepressants, first-generation antihistamines, most antipsychotics and many steroid hormones.
Anecdotal reports which describe this effect within our experience index include:
- Responsible use
- Subjective effects index
- Appetite suppression
- Psychedelics - Subjective effects
- Dissociatives - Subjective effects
- Deliriants - Subjective effects